2019-2020 Webinar Series

STATE OF THE JOB MARKET: 3 MYTHS CORRECTED

Hosted by: Cara Costello
Director of MBA Alumni Career Management, The Wharton School

Featured speakers:
Dawn Graham, PhD, Career Director for MBA Program for Executives, The Wharton School, and author of Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success. Dawn started her corporate career as a recruiter, and over the past two decades has been helping job seekers attain great roles from the “other side of the desk” as a career coach.

Sachi Vora, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles, and a member of the Consumer Markets, CEO & Board of Directors, and Financial Officers practices. Sachi focuses on assisting companies with board, CEO and CFO placements for leading publicly-traded, private equity and venture capital-backed companies. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Sachi worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. based in both London and New York City.

Terri Wein, co-CEO at Weil & Wein, a global career advisory firm that provides executive and career coaching for universities and companies, as well as directly to students, mid-level, and senior professionals. In 2015, Weil & Wein launched Jobtreks, a software platform for job search and networking. Prior to Weil & Wein, Terri worked on Wall Street as a Managing Director and Head of Mortgage Derivatives Trading.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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CUSTOMER-BASED CORPORATE VALUATION

In recognition of the Wharton Global Forum Singapore, please join us for virtual programming that will include a Master Class about Customer-based Corporate Valuation.

Led by: Peter Fader, PAR’15, PAR’18
Frances and Pei-Yuan Chia Professor, Professor of Marketing

Thursday, June 11, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

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PERSPECTIVES ON SINGAPORE: GEOPOLITICS, LEADERSHIP AND BUSINESS

In recognition of the Wharton Global Forum Singapore, please join us for virtual programming that will include two fireside chats exploring Singapore through geopolitical, leadership, and business perspectives.

Featured speakers:
Geoffrey Garrett, Dean and Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, and Professor of Political Science; and George Yeo, PAR’12, Senior Advisor, Kuok Group

Janice Bellace, Samuel A. Blank Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; and Ho Kwon Ping, PAR’07, Founder and Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings and Founding Chairman, Singapore Management University

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

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WIN CUSTOMERS IN AN ERA OF ENDLESS DISRUPTION

Led by: Barbara E. Kahn
Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing

Thursday, June 4, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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MOBILITY INNOVATIONS: THEIR FATE IN A (CURRENT AND POST) COVID-19 WORLD

Led by: John Paul MacDuffie
Professor of Management

Thursday, May 28, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

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MORE THAN EVER – ASIA

Join Dean Geoff Garrett and Vice Dean Sam Lundquist for our first-ever virtual More Than Ever event. They will share timely school and campaign updates with particular attention to the important role and interests of alumni in Asia. Q&A will be moderated by Assaf Tarnopolsky, G’00, WG’00.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

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EMOTIONAL CONTAGION: ITS IMPACT IN A CRISIS AND ON YOUR DAILY ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE

Led by: Sigal Barsade
Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management

Thursday, May 21, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. EDT

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CORONAVIRUS: REOPENING FOR BUSINESS

Led by: Kent Smetters
Boettner Professor, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Thursday, May 14, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

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BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCE

Led by: Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics
Asheesh Birla, WG’10, Senior Vice President of Product, Ripple

Thursday, May 7, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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LEADERSHIP IN UNCERTAIN TIMES: BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER COVID-19

Led by: Geoffrey Garrett
Dean and Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, The Wharton School

Thursday, April 23, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

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TECHNOLOGY AND THE COVID PANDEMIC

Led by: Professor Mauro F. Guillén
Zandman Professor of International Management, Professor of Management

Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

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INVESTING IN A VOLATILE WORLD

Led by: Chris Geczy
Adjunct Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative; and Academic Director, The Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Research

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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THE CATALYST: HOW TO CHANGE ANYONE’S MIND

Led by: Jonah Berger
Associate Professor of Marketing

Tuesday, March 30, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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INSURING NATURE: USING INSURANCE TO PROMOTE CLIMATE RESILIENCE

Led by: Sarah Light
Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics

Thursday, January 30, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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CONNECTED STRATEGY: BUILDING CONTINUOUS CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 

Led by:
Nicolaj Siggelkow
David M. Knott Professor, Professor of Management, and Codirector of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management

Christian Terwiesch
Andrew M. Heller Professor at the Wharton School; Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions; Professor of Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine;  and Co-Director of the Mack Institute of Innovation Management

Friday, December 4, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAMS AND CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR

Led by: Raghuram Iyengar
Miers-Busch, W’1885 Professor, Professor of Marketing, and Faculty Director of Wharton Customer Analytics

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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THE NEW SCIENCE OF STARTUPS

Led by: Ethan Mollick
Associate Professor of Management and Academic Director of Wharton Interactive

Thursday, October 17, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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